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Description: This folio hand-colored copperplate engraving features an image titled: “Morphno congener Aldrov” and another titled: “Melanaetus seu Aquila Valeria Aldrov. the Black Eagle”. It is plate II from The Ornithology of Francis Willughby… touted to be “one of the most important treatises on ornithology of all time, being the first systematic classification of the birds of the world.”

Plate mark measures: 12″ x 7 1/2″ on a 13 3/4″ x 9″ sheet. Item #PR00529

Condition: Light vertical crease, light toning around perimeter, otherwise good condition.